Leading Museums, Museum Leaders


Te Papa & NZ National Repatriation Project

& Repatriation Research Network

AM Project Discover: A singular civic space

– highest honour at AIA NSW Awards 2021

WAM’s awards avalanche (incl Alec Coles

Arts & Culture West Australian of 2021)

SAM seeks to return Benin bronzes

– difficult history, openness & transparency

Yidaki: Didjeridu & the Sound of Australia

– NMA exhibition open in NAIDOC week

Vale Edward de Bono

– ‘lateral thinking’ & 6 thinking hats

French Science on the High Seas:

Voyages of discovery shows on SBS 14 July

Janet Carding leaves TMAG for Sydney Harbor

Trust bringing experience in connecting

MV presents Treasures of the Natural World

200 important objects from NHM collection

Small piece of timber from Cook’s Endeavour

– up for $400,000 auction

Indigenous Voice co-design process:

ILA analysis of NIAA public consultations

Prehistoric sea monsters resurface at AWMM

– collaboration with ANMM & QM

OM’s dawn ceremony celebrating Matariki

– event to grow with 2022 public holiday,

Te Papa, NZ’s PM & Shackleton’s sled

– view from Co. Kildare & S. Museum, Athy

Brian Oldman on SAM’s 165th – Wonders,

research, repatriation & retelling truths

New BM Chair former British Chancellor

Hartwig Fischer welcomes George Osborne

Patrick McIntyre announced as NFSA CEO

by Chair Gabrielle Trainor AO

Seven sites, incl Venice & GBR at risk

– potential additions to Unesco in Danger list

QM explores Island Futures for Zenadth Kes

Torres Strait Islanders & climate change

The political platypus & colonial koala:

how to decolonise language for Aus fauna

Gululu dhuwala djalkiri at Chau Chak Wing

wins MAGNA Best Indigenous Project

Museum DNA ‘resurrects’ extinct Gould’s mouse

AMRI welcomes ‘second chance’ to conserve

Eucalyptusdom exhibition at MAAS

“especial heritage of this stranger land”

Te Papa deep clean following Sydney’s visit

– reopens with conditions

AWMM’s Te Ao Marama South Atrium wins

NZ Interiors Civic & Supreme Awards

Museums Aotearoa adopts National Repatriation

Policy & elects new Council & farewells ED

UN views culture as “a common good” &

central in COVID recovery

MV’s Tim O’Hara describes new family

of brittle stars from New Caledonia

Kerry Stokes reappointed as AWM chair

during AWM redevelopment

CSIRO proposes $70M National Collections

building at Black Mountain

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